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Thank you for your interesting post. My apologies for delay in responding - I had not looked at the History board until today.

I'm afraid I don't know the answer to the question! I am still working my way through the (talking) book and I think I'm going to buy a copy for myself - the one I have is borrowed from RNIB. the author seems to be steeped in knowledge of her subject - she was on a 'Great Lives' Radio 4 programme recently acting as an expert witness on the subject of Herodotus.
How interesting that you can trace your ancestors back so far

Susan

AndyBlackard Wrote:
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> I just happened to log on and noticed this thread,
> Susan. This is fascinating. I thought that Thera
> and its population was destroyed in the eruption
> c1628 bce. Or, is this another case of the Greeks
> referring to a population separate from the city
> for which they were named? There is another case
> that I ran across of a reference to the Athenians
> as a people before the city of Athens existed.
> So, could what you have found be a reference to
> the Therans after abandoning their island? I am
> very curious because my genetic roots go back to
> bronze age Crete and I would like to know where
> they dispersed to after 1628 bce.
> -Andy

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The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hall 4922 Susan Doris 31-Dec-17 15:50
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 452 Eddie Larry 31-Dec-17 23:07
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 384 Susan Doris 01-Jan-18 00:28
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 382 Eddie Larry 01-Jan-18 15:33
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 420 Susan Doris 02-Jan-18 07:10
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 426 Reagent 06-Jan-18 06:03
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 366 Susan Doris 07-Jan-18 23:49
The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 361 Reagent 08-Jan-18 04:05
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 376 Susan Doris 08-Jan-18 19:07
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 356 AndyBlackard 17-Jan-18 17:20
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 375 Eddie Larry 17-Jan-18 23:48
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 364 Susan Doris 26-Jan-18 12:47
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 333 Susan Doris 26-Jan-18 12:43
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 455 JonnyMcA 01-Feb-18 19:58
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 243 JonnyMcA 17-Aug-18 20:06
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 248 molder 19-Aug-18 12:31
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 387 Susan Doris 20-Aug-18 05:33


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